Previously School of Library & Information Studies
Seminar: Information Access.
("The Friday Afternoon Seminar")
Schedule - Spring 2008.
Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.
Summaries of presentations.
Jan 25: Clifford LYNCH:
Prospects for Institutional Repositories, 5 Years On.
Feb 1: Clifford LYNCH: Repositories and Workflows.
Feb 8: Eric KANSA: An Open Context for Archaeology.
Feb 15: Ray LARSON & Ryan SHAW:
Project Update: Providing Context for Learners.
Feb 22: Bernt WAHL: The Structure of Location Based Information.
Clifford LYNCH: Reflections on Sharing
Authority, Storytelling, and Annotation.
Feb 29: Paul DUGUID: Web 2.0: An Open and Shut Debate.
Mar 7: Tapan PARIKH: Designing Appropriate Computing
Technologies for the Rural Developing World.
Mar 14: Michael BUCKLAND & Ryan SHAW:
How to make the Web more educational.
Mar 21: Review of the 2008 "i-School conference."
Also Thomas TUNSCH, National Museums in Berlin:
Cultural heritage: Tradition, Museums and Wikis.
Mar 28: Spring break: No seminar meeting.
Apr 4: Roger SCHONFELD, Ithaka:
Organizing Information Infrastructure for Academia: Lessons from the
Community's Past and Questions about Our Future.
Apr 11: Bernd FROHMANN, Univ. of Western Ontario: A New Theory of
Documentation for Information Studies.
Apr 18: Michael BUCKLAND: Space, Place, and Position in Thinking about
Information and Information Systems.
Also Clifford LYNCH: Review and Reflections on Some Recent Meetings.
Apr 25: Rudi SCHMIEDE, UT Darmstadt:
Informatization and Increased Demands on Knowledge and
May 2: Jenna BURRELL: Mobile Phones in Rural Uganda. Also
Ryan SHAW: Case Studies in Contextualizing Digital Resources: An Irish Studies
Digital Library and the Emma Goldman Lecture Tours.
May 9: Last meeting of semester: Bernt Ivar OLSEN, Tromso & UC Davis:
A Broad and Complementary Document Model and its Application within
Software- and Information Systems Engineering.
Also Bernt WAHL: Final Progress Report.
The Seminar will resume in the Fall semester.
Spring 2008 summaries.